GRAND HAVEN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities in western Michigan say a 4-year-old girl has died after she became entangled in clothing at her home and was accidentally strangled. The Ottawa County sheriff's department says the girl died Tuesday, two days after being found unresponsive at her Grand Haven Township mobile home. The death investigation is ongoing.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Authorities in Grand Traverse County say a fire at a pole barn revealed a large marijuana growing operation. The Traverse City Record-Eagle reports Tuesday's blaze drew about two dozen firefighters. No injuries were reported. An investigation is underway.
CLIO, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan school district wants a judge to dismiss a lawsuit that was brought by a man who openly carried his pistol to an elementary school. Clio Area Schools filed a motion asking a Genesee County judge to dismiss the lawsuit filed by Kenneth Herman. Herman sued in march, claiming he was denied access to Edgerton Elementary School while attempting to pick up his daughter because he was openly carrying a pistol.
TAMARACK CITY, Mich. (AP) — Residents near Hungarian Creek in the Upper Peninsula say they're fed up after trash was dumped in an area stream. Tamarack City resident Mike Schmitt says pieces of riding lawnmowers, televisions and children's toys were among the trash found. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says there previously have not been problems with dumping at the site.